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Medical terminology

TermDefinition
-otomy Cut into
Aden- Gland
Angi- Vessel
-oma Tumor
Nephr- Kidney
Hepat- Liver
Arthr- Joint
Blephar- Eyelid
-ologist Specialist in the study of
rhin- Nose
gingiv- Gum
-malacia Soft condition
Gastr- Stomach
Cardi- Heart
Megal- Enlarge
-itis Inflammation
dermat- Skin
-plast Surgical repair
cerebr- Brain
path- disease
-ectomy Surgical removal
enter- intestines
-osis Condition of
-ology the study of
spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-algia pain
crani- skull
end- within
hemi- half
oid- like, resemble
hyper- excessive, above
cyst- sac containing fluid
chole- bile
hypo- below, decreased
-scop look
hyster- uterus, womb
-ostomy create an opening
para- beside
-lysis destruction, loosening
cervic- neck
chondr- cartilage
cyan- blue
hem (at)- blood
ost- bone
psycho- mind
lip- fat
my- muscle
lith- stone
ophthalm- eye
opt- eye
proct- anus
cost- rib
-gram record
acro- extremity
-rhexis break, burst
carcin- cancer
-penia decrease
gen- original, productio
burso- sac
retr(o) backwards
trip- rub, friction
strept- twist
-desis binding, fixation
mani- madness
gloss- tongue
-trophy development, growth
supra- above
-ptosis falling, drooping
dyn- pain
mast- breast
-rrhaphy suture
dent- teeth
cephal- head
auto- self
epi- above
hydro- water
lobo- section
-emesis vomiting
contra- against, counter
-iasis condition, formation of, presence of
trans- through, across, beyond
brady- slow
-ectasis expansion
cyt- cell
odont- tooth
leuk- white
-estesia sensation, feeling
cantho- angle at the end of the eyelid
steno- narrow, contracted
cheil- lip
-cele hernia
benign mild, not cancerous
semen seed
celio- abdomen
erythro- red
vaso- vessel
melan- black
cauda- tail
lingua- tongue
miring- eardrum
spondyl- spinal column
ovar- egg
-centesis puncture
oto- ear
bili- bile
squam- scale
mening- membrane
cec- blind passage
macul- spot
-pexy suspension
onco- tumor
or- mouth
sub- under
spiro- coil
lacrim- tear
viscero- organ
lact- milk
onych- nail, claw
thorac- chest
pyle- gate
pyloro- gate
vesic- bladder
sphenic- wedge, wedge shaped
myel- marrow
anti- against
myco- fungus
hallux- great toe
physio- nature
bucc(o) cheek
palpebr- eyelid
plasia- development or growth
rug- wrinkle, fold, crease
aur- ear
acousti- hearing sound
colpo- hollow, vagina
phon- voice, sound
leio- smooth
cor Heart
ren- kidney
orchid- testis
encephal- brain
thalam- inner chamber
plexus braid, interweaving or network
cilia eyelash
dendr- tree, branching
phleb- vein
pilo- hair
histo- tissue
stoma- mouth
typan- eardrum or its enclosure
ubilic- navel
salpingo- tube
ophthalm- eye
-rrhaphy suture
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